Did Early Childhood Make the Agenda?

It’s been a week of policy announcements!  It’s the legislative season – the 114th Congress has convened, as has the North Carolina General Assembly. The speeches have started and organizations are announcing their legislative agendas. We’ve pulled together a round-up…

Welcome EducationNC!

Want to have a nonpartisan conversation about education in North Carolina? EducationNC is counting on it! Launched today, EducationNC is an online platform, providing data, research, news, information, and analysis about the major trends, issues, and challenges facing North Carolina …

It’s Been Quite a Year!

It’s already been more than a year since our organization launched in earnest in the summer of 2013. Together our efforts across North Carolina are building strong public will for policies and investments that improve outcomes for young children. From…

Watch it Live! White House Summit on Early Education

On Wednesday, December 10 the White House will host a Summit on Early Education – a convening of prominent business leaders, philanthropists, advocates, elected officials and members of the public committed to the expansion of high-quality early education opportunities for…

#GivingTuesday

On December 2 2014 from 12:01 a.m. EST until 11:59 p.m., people all over the world will come together for a common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.  On Giving Tuesday we ask you to invest in lasting change…

White House Announces Summit on Early Education

From the The White House Office of the Press Secretary WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 10, President Obama will host a White House Summit on Early Education. The Summit will bring together a broad coalition of philanthropic, business, education,…

Creating Alignment Across the Birth-to-Eight Continuum

How do we best support children growing into successful learners when they experience widely varying environments during the most critical time of their brain development? A growing body of research underscores the importance of the years from birth to age…